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2011-01-05 00:00:39

Isopure Water, the leading supplier of water purification systems to residential and business founded in 2005 with one mission - Pure Water for Pure Life, responds to California's renewed "Toilet to Tap" water reclamation project(s). Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) January 4, 2011 Isopure Water, the leading supplier of water purification systems to residential and business founded in 2005 with one mission - Pure Water for Pure Life, responds to California's renewed "Toilet to Tap" water reclamation...

2010-12-30 15:20:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- M2 Renewables (www.m2renewables.com), an industry leader pioneering wastewater treatment and renewable energy technology, announces that Greg Claffey has joined M2R as Vice President of Sales. Claffey has over 13 years experience in selling capital equipment for wastewater treatment, working across all levels of the sales process from inside sales to executive level sales management in both the industrial and municipal wastewater markets. "Mr....

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2010-11-02 09:03:19

By Jeff Harrison, University of Arizona A 19-year UA study shows that the end product of municipally treated wastewater is generally free of any pathogenic organisms that might harm humans or the environment. A newly published report from a University of Arizona research group says biosolids, properly treated, pose little if any health risk to the public. The study, "Pathogens in Biosolids: Are They Safe?," is online in the Journal of Environmental Quality. Ian L. Pepper, director of the NSF...

2010-10-11 23:01:00

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- PMC BioTec, a global leader in energy-efficient biological technologies for waste water solutions, announced it was chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Top 100 winners. PMC BioTec was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz. "The GoingGreen Silicon Valley Top 100...

2010-09-28 18:27:25

Researchers from the University of Seville (US) have detected active pharmaceutical substances for the first time in the waters of the Doñana National Park and its surrounding areas. The results suggest eco-toxicological risks for aquatic organisms. The scientists recommend that advanced technologies should be used to treat urban waste water in order to remove these compounds. Five anti-inflammatory drugs (diclofenac, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, naproxen and salicylic acid), a...

2010-09-27 17:31:54

Elevated concentrations of nitrogen and phosphorus, nutrients that can negatively impact aquatic ecosystems and human health, have remained the same or increased in many streams and aquifers across the Nation since the early 1990's, according to a new national study by the U.S. Geological Survey. "This USGS report provides the most comprehensive national-scale assessment to date of nitrogen and phosphorus in our streams and groundwater," said Marcia McNutt, USGS Director. "For years we have...

2010-09-22 10:15:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Freedom Environmental Services (Pink Sheets: FRDM) announced today that its B&P Environmental Division has been awarded a five year maintenance contract with the U.S. Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Prisons at their FCC Coleman facility. B&P will provide grease trap and septic lift station pumping and cleaning on a weekly/monthly basis. The term of the contract is 5 years and management anticipates, but cannot guarantee,...

2010-09-13 13:41:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Purestream Technology has announced plans to implement its cutting edge water treatment technology in the Marcellus Shale region. The announcement comes as part of a contract with West Virginia based PDC Mountaineer, LLC. Purestream will install part of its Trilogy system at PDC's operation in Taylor County, West Virginia. The Purestream system will evaporate flow back water on site. Purestream's Trilogy solution offers both an economic...

2010-09-11 02:07:32

Water is a valuable resource, which is why the Fraunhofer Alliance SysWasser is demonstrating how we can extract precious drinking water from air, discover a leak in pipeline systems and even effectively clean sewage water at the IFAT/Entsorga fair (September 13-17 in Munich, Germany). As the General Assembly of the UN resolved on July 28 of this year, clean drinking water and basic sanitary provision are human rights. Unfortunately, there are more than one billion people all over the world...

2010-08-24 14:57:00

Regulations Drive Industry Investment in Technologies that Treat Wastewater HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New wastewater treatment standards for total dissolved solids, which will apply to gas well drilling wastewater, and that protect aquatic life and drinking water supplies are now in effect and enforceable, Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger announced today. The combination of this Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Rule and the new rule requiring 150-foot...


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  • A spider.
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